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CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am EST
the markets there. let's bring in michelle caruso-cabre caruso-cabrera. >> yeah, you could see it was choppy and spain borrowed a whole lot of money, $6 billion worth. they had no trouble doing so. that helped push the euro to the highs of the day. we're showing you the ten-year yield for spain over the last year. it's down -- we wanted to give you context. remember it was the summer when they were getting very nervous about 7% yields. now we're down to 5%. some of the spanish bonds very long term. due in 2041. so they have clearly regained some of the confidence of the markets. take a look at this six-month chart. the big decline in particular of nearly 30% when it comes to their long-term interest rates. european stocks, they were choppy today though. driven in part by a german news report that said german regulators are running a simulation on what would happen if banks were forced to split their retail and investment activities. think of german glass steagall. so they got hit particularly hard, falling more than 3% before recovering off the lows. there were rumors denied by the ba
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 9:00am EST
active praise today. it seems like something they would want to talk about. >> certainly. even michelle obama was offering, you know, her support saying she wants other retailers involved as well in this program. i'm not sure what happened. >> i am assuming they don't want to put themselves on television because. gun debate that is raging at the moment. it's a very difficult subject for the largest seller of weapons in the united states. if you look at what happened in the wake of the shooting that we had here, they removed the bushmaster ar-15 that killed 26 people from their website. and yet we're still selling semiautomatic guns, and many guns sold out of the semiautomatic guns and they say they're not prepared to change their gun mix. they're right in the heart of that debate as the largest licensed gun seller in the united states, as we get moves almost by the hour. the white house trying to change gun policy. >> exactly. >> reluctantly. they didn't want to go in the first instance and said, we didn't realize how important that it was that we were physically. >> we'll discuss that
CNBC
Jan 23, 2013 9:00am EST
bring in michelle caruso-cabrera to tell us how the uk and continental europe closed. >> the huge story in uk, david cameron announcing he will get the british vote in membership on the european union. that sounds like an existential threat to the 27-member bloc as it currently stands, doesn't it? keep in mind cameron said he would allow the referendum to happen sometime between 2015 and 2017 if he's re-elected. i'll lose 20 pounds in six weeks if i eat less and exercise more. that being said why mean to minimize what he said. the mere fact he's putting it on the table highlights the struggle the european countries face. if your country does not like certain policies imposed by the bureaucrats in brussels, what do you do? the uk does not like the new financial transaction tax because they are the only ones who a large degree with any financial transactions to tax. but he did it in a way that really isn't threatening, at least not yet. so another piece of news that's key, spain's central bank says the country's recession got even worse in the fourth quarter contracting 1.7%. this is spai
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am EST
bring them to you. >> michelle, thank you very much. meanwhile, we're at the height of earnings season. bank of america and kayla tausche has the, both of those banks hit by steep legal costs. citi only released $86 million from this pool. until had can see how it affects the housing recovery. releasing $900 million, as well, and that pool includes mortgages. while b of a is not entirely out of the woods, kreismt o brian moynihan said the settlement means that earnings should now be clearer, with growth across all businesses and expenses declining 6% in the last year. he says the drop in delinquency rates should shave arch additional $1 billion out of expenses by q3. other than the, they said citi needs to set more efficiency targets across the bank, and those targets should be clearer in the upcoming months. both companies noting the overall capital positions better than last year. back to you. >> kayla, thank you so much. making it relatively easy to understand. for more analysis, let's bring in jeff hart. good morning, these are a bit impenetrable. how do you read them? >> that's th
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